CfP - Washington Ethical Leadership Summit and Conference 2018


March 10, 2018

Event Date:

April 30, 2018, 10:00 - May 01, 2018, 15:10

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Washington Ethical Leadership Summit and Conference

April 30-May 1, 2018

Call for Papers

Today, the question of ethics in politics and its importance for the sustenance of the democratic norms and institution is more important than ever. (Un)ethical leadership affects everyone and has the tremendous implications for our political and economic life. The Summit and Conference will address these implications in a day-two event. The Summit (April 29) under the theme “A Global Catalyst for Change” will feature keynote addresses and a series of discussions a, and the Conference (May 2) will bring academics and practitioners to present their research, experiences and findings on these issues.

The Conference seek to address the questions; What is the role of ethics in the American society and around the world today? What are the major ethical challenges societies are experiencing and how are they being addressed? How do we find and develop ethical leaders? How do we as citizens and professionals respond to new ethical dilemmas? Participants are invited to submit proposals in these

Thematic Areas                                                                         

1.    Ethical Traditions and What They Teach Us

2.    (Un)ethical Behavior and the Political Process

3.    Agencies and Governments Responding to Ethical Dilemmas

4.    Ethical issues and National Leaders

5.    Normative Changes and Global Politics

6.    Developing Ethical Responses and Leadership 

7.    Perspective of a Whistleblower 


Important Dates

January 20, 2018 - Call For Papers
March 10, 2018 - Abstract Submission Deadline
April 1, 2018 - Early Registration Deadline
April 30-May 1, 2018 - Summit and Conference


The organizers of the Washington Ethical Leadership Summit and Conference are Virginia International University (VIU), the University of Chester, and LeaderShape Global. For further information, contact:        Dr. Klara Bilgin, Virginia International Univesity at, 4401 Village Drive, Fairfax, VA 22030


Abstracts for papers, oral presentations, and panel sessions for the conference should be submitted by March 10, 2018. Papers and presentations are invited from all areas of public and social policy, law, business, economics and international politics. Abstracts submission should be no more than 400 words in length and should include a description of the case, the research and/or the data, as well as key findings and broader implications.  Submit proposals at the following website:

Eligible Countries
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Publish Date
January 24, 2018